14 June 2001
THE PROPERTY OF A GENTLEMAN
(LOTS 198 - 200)
A GEORGE II MAHOGANY LIBRARY ARMCHAIR
The padded back and seat covered in associated gros and petit points mythological needlework depicting the Rape of Europa, the waved toprail above slightly outcurved arms with cabochon terminals and conforming supports, on cabochon-headed cabriole legs, claw-and-ball feet, the underside branded twice and one leg indistinctly 'P.Bossi E FIGLIO· GENOVA NO INV. collezione arte antica', the ears replaced, previously with a drop-in seat
P. Bossi e Figlio, Genova.
Mount Street, 1979.
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